Glossary: calyptra

Definition:

a cap-like or lid-like covering of certain fruits or flowers that comes off in one piece. E.g. the perianth forms a calyptra which comes off when a Eucalyptus flower opens.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Glossary details: calyptra.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=98, retrieved 26 June 2017

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